From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler Quotes
God as now generally conceived of is only the last witch.
Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish...
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one...
Be virtuous and you will be vicious.
I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do...
It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in...
Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children.
Though analogy is often misleading, it is the least misleading thing we have.
Love is a boy, by poets styled, Then spare the rod, and spoil the child
To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be...
The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the...
Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.
Mistakes are often the stepping stones to utter failure
Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest...
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side...
The history of art is the history of revivals.
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.